Finding Joy & Grace in the Midst of the Struggle
A 30-day devotional book for anyone who suffers with chronic pain – emotional or physical. The challenge of dealing with ongoing illness can leave our faith shipwrecked.
This book brings encouragement, courage, and restoration to the spirit in spite of our season of brokenness. These short daily Scripture verses and devotions will bring comfort and healing to your relationship with Jesus, our Lord and Father God.
Dara loves research and studying the Bible, and her books show it! Deeply saturated in God’s word and very applicable to everyday living, Dara’s teachings are fresh and deep. Dara teaches from a well of experience including abuse in her childhood, moving over 36 times, chronic pain and a disability, raising children with learning disabilities, ministry, homeschooling, and all the emotions of womanhood! Her books are practical, challenging, and intimate. She shares her struggles and her triumphs and gives the reader ideas and possibilities for victory in their daily walk and in their Christian growth. These are not self-help books, but rather an opportunity for you to deepen and strengthen your daily walk and thought life with God and His Word. Jesus is our Savior and wants to redeem every part of our lives.
Dara has been engaging audiences all across the United States as a speaker for twelve years. She speaks regularly at church retreats and conferences homeschool conferences. Whether she is speaking on raising Godly children or on How to Avoid Burnout or Biblical emotions, her teaching is directly from Scripture and her own life experiences. Dara’s teaching is dynamic and relevant. She uses illustrations that everyone can easily relate to. Dara is very vulnerable and touches on many emotional topics in an intimate and encouraging way. You will walk away with more understanding of the Bible and how it applies to your life. Her teaching is always thought-provoking and challenging as well as entertaining. Practical, Spirit-led, and encouraging speeches are Dara’s forte.
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Life can be overwhelming! Whether you are a young mom struggling to balance all the chores of life or a seasoned veteran, we can all use someone to listen to us, give suggestions, and to guide us using God’s word. Relationships, marriage, parenting, homeschooling, kids with learning disabilities, organizational challenges, anger, forgiveness, and the role of emotions in a Christian’s life are some of the situations that may occur in your life giving you a reason to seek a mentor. Dara has been a pastor’s wife and a mentor to many throughout the past 36 years. Her experiences of overcoming abuse, relocating over 34 times, raising 5 children, homeschooling, and dealing with chronic pain and a disability uniquely qualifies Dara to empathize and guide others on their life journeys.
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